2022 Tuition and Comparison Chart

2022 Tuition & fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at California State University-Chico are $7,864 for California residents and $19,744 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees stay same as last year.
The 2022 graduate tuition & fees are $9,298 for California residents and $18,802 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees stay same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.
2022 California State University-Chico Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
California ResidentsOut-of-StateCalifornia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018$7,348$19,228$8,782$18,286
2019$7,608$19,488$9,042$18,546
2020$7,806$19,686$9,240$18,744
2021$7,864$19,744$9,298$18,802
2022$7,864$19,744$9,298$18,802

2022 Living Costs

The 2022 average on-campus living costs is $17,074 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $14,936.
The living cost at the school has increased by 8.93% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.
2022 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2018$12,712$2,506$11,862$2,506
2019$12,550$2,548$12,390$2,548
2020$13,422$2,796$13,216$2,796
2021$13,500$2,174$11,314$2,598
2022$14,838$2,236$12,208$2,728

2022 Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

The 2022 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,184 at California State University-Chico. The books & supplies cost has increased by 3.14% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.
California State University-Chico 2022 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2018$1,854
2019$1,918
2020$1,970
2021$1,148
2022$1,184

2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2022 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at California State University-Chico is $444 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 12.12% from last year.
The 2022 graduate tuition per credit hour is $396 on average. The graduate tuition per credit hour stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.
2022 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
2018$396 $396
2019$396 $396
2020$396 $396
2021$396 $396
2022$444 $396